Diesel Ban Spreads In Germany

Diesel Ban Spreads In Germany

German cities across the country have put diesel bans in place to combat fossil fuel pollution. This prevents vehicles with diesel engines from operating on certain roadways. Since diesel trucks are necessary for carrying goods, this desperate attempt to save the environment strays close to deindustrialization. Cheap, renewable energy is needed to keep supply lines […]

PSEG Setting Carbon Emission Standards For All U.S Power Producers

PSEG Setting Carbon Emission Standards For All U.S Power Producers

PSEG has one of the lowest carbon emissions rates of the nation’s largest power producers, according to a new analysis released today. PSEG is the 17th largest U.S. power producer, but ranks third among privately/investor-owned power producers in the U.S. with the lowest carbon emissions rates, according to the new report “Benchmarking Air Emissions of […]

China Railway And Save A Train Agreement

China Railway And Save A Train Agreement

This is a key milestone and recognition that Save A Train is a big player in the 265billion USD market of Train Tickets globally. Save A Train continues to expand its distribution capabilities while already boosting that its current contracts support 70% of the world passenger train tickets. Rail distribution is inefficient / untapped / underinvested and offers a […]

Organizations Helping End Plastic Pollution

Organizations Helping End Plastic Pollution

Joining the growing list of corporations throwing influence and support behind the demand for real environmental changes, Footprint sponsors The Oceans Project and Ocean Heroes Bootcamp, co-founded by Captain Planet Foundation, Lonely Whale, and Point Break Foundation, as they plan events and awareness for World Oceans Day. Troy Swope, founder and CEO of Footprint, says increasing the […]

Chemical in California’s Wildfire Smoke a Major Health Hazard

Chemical in California’s Wildfire Smoke a Major Health Hazard

Chemical in California’s Wildfire Smoke a Major Health Hazard Smoke masks, eye drops, no outdoor exercise, staying indoors is how Californians are trying to cope with wildfires choking the state. Experts say an increase in serious health problems are almost inevitable for vulnerable residents as the disasters become more commonplace. Research suggests children, the elderly […]

Use Your Diet to Combat Air Pollution

Use Your Diet to Combat Air Pollution

Use Your Diet to Combat Air Pollution Pollution is the “largest environmental cause of disease and premature death in the world today,” according to research published in The Lancet recently. The study revealed that 9-M premature deaths were caused by pollution in Y 2015, which is 16% of deaths worldwide. What’s more, among the pollution-related […]

California is Home to America’s Most Polluted Cities

California is Home to America’s Most Polluted Cities

California is Home to America’s Most Polluted Cities Most of America’s polluted cities are located in California, according to the American Lung Association’s annual “State of the Air” report. The report, released Wednesday, found that 6 of the 10 cities with the worst short-term air pollution in the US are in California. Bakersfield, Visalia, Fresno, Modesto, […]

Large Meat Producers Pressured to Reduce Water Pollution

Large Meat Producers Pressured to Reduce Water Pollution

Large Meat Producers Pressured to Reduce Water Pollution Forty-five large investors collectively managing $1.2-T in assets are pressing some of the nation’s largest meat producers to set policies for reducing water pollution in their feeding, slaughtering and processing operations. The investors, who are members of sustainability nonprofit advocate Ceres and the Interfaith Center on Corporate […]

Great Barrier Reef Obituary Hammered for Hyperbole

Great Barrier Reef Obituary Hammered for Hyperbole

Great Barrier Reef Obituary Hammered for Hyperbole While the Great Barrier Reef, the largest living structure on the planet, is in a changing state, it’s not dead. According to some recognized experts, the flawed research and premises for the article are mostly exaggerations. However, a recent “Obit” for the Reef went viral, indicating the public […]

Indoor Air Pollution Impacts Our Health

Indoor Air Pollution Impacts Our Health

Indoor Air Pollution Impacts Our Health Indoor air pollution can result in both short-term and long-term effects on your health. Children are especially vulnerable to chemicals and pollutants, both in their home and their school. Stay watchful for symptoms of air pollution in your children and get involved in your school district to improve the […]

People are asking: What is causing Florida’s huge Algae Bloom?

People are asking: What is causing Florida’s huge Algae Bloom?

People are asking: What is causing Florida’s huge Algae Bloom? Blue-Green Algae is dangerous to people, pets and the environment The blue-green algae, aka cyanobacteria, can now be seen from space. And it can produce toxins that are harmful to humans and marine life. Skin rashes and respiratory issues can result from exposure to it, […]

Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem

Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem

Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem Papers published in scientific journals describe fish and birds responding with altered behavior and reproductive systems to antidepressants, diabetes medication and other psychoactive or hormonally active drugs at concentrations found in the environment. They report on opioids, amphetamines and other pharmaceuticals found in treated drinking […]

The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution

The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution

The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution Last month the American Lung Association published its”State of the Air” report. The results were more positive than the report released in Y 2014, more than 50% of Americans continue to live in areas where they are exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollutants. The “State […]

Getting Grounded, Go Barefoot

Getting Grounded, Go Barefoot

Getting Grounded, Go Barefoot Many of us spend most of our waking hours wearing shoes with rubber or plastic soles. These materials are very effective insulators that disconnect us from the Earth’s natural electron flow. Walking barefoot is one of the easiest and best ways to get and stay grounded. Leather-soled shoes also let’s us […]